Each course offers the opportunity to progress to the next level, e.g. Entry 3 leads to Level 1. It may also be possible to progress on to mainstream college courses, or courses at University Centre Peterborough, once an appropriate level of English has been reached. Some mainstream courses offer ESOL alongside.
What can this course lead to?
Who is it for?
These ESOL courses are for people who are resident in the UK and plan to live and work here permanently, and who wish to develop their language skills through an intensive and inclusive English programme. Part–time courses run at Entry 1 (Beginner) Entry 2 (Elementary), Entry 3 (Pre–intermediate) Level 1 (intermediate) and Level 2 (Upper Intermediate).
This course is aimed at adult learners.
What is covered?
The courses cover a wide range of topics, from personal and social development, through to travel, the environment and culture. Listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, as well as grammar and vocabulary are developed at all levels. Every student has the opportunity to achieve a range of language and skills qualifications.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
There are no formal entry requirements, but all students are invited for an interview and test to assess their level of English before the course.
The course is assessed by examinations. Your tutor will decide which exams it will be best for you to take in which session. The exams will be in: Listening and Speaking, Writing and Reading.
There are either day classes or evening classes which you can request at the point of assessment.